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Wat Tyler Country Park

Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Dog Walking

We regularly take the dogs over here as a family and also visit on themed days, its great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dean K
Basildon, United Kingdom
via mobile
New Years Day

Went here with our kids, and another family. 2 mums, 2 dad's, 4 boys. Nice fun muddy walk around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew S
via mobile
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an adventure playground for the children.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
+44 1268 550088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We regularly take the dogs over here as a family and also visit on themed days, its great for picnics,dog walking,just enjoying the sun. If you have smaller children there is a great playground with loads to do, A framed tables and various benches and...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our kids, and another family. 2 mums, 2 dad's, 4 boys. Nice fun muddy walk around and play afterwards. Too many bad dog owners leaving poo on the floor. Lots to explore. And free parking always a bonus. Will return

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice shame about dog mess ... Nice walk nice park , not great in play area always avoided ...shame people leave rubbish ..... Always. Take our own entertainment ... Toilets and little ice. Cream hut ...

Thank andy c
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

great peaceful place for timeout picnic, fresh air stroll, a mix with nature, RSPB centre of interest, family fun minature railway line for getting about, free parking, toilets and refreshments, creative playgrounds, and interesting sculptures within park grounds,

Thank track67
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a great big park with loads of kids equipment including a hamster wheel which was always a favourite of mine !! I take the dogs and children come too its perfect for picnics in the summer etc.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We took 4 children who spent 3 hours running around in just the play area and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We had a picnic while watching them play and also went down to see the boats and into the cafe for hot drinks to warm us...More

Thank dbeckhamEssex
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Staff here are always good. Parking is free and the park is free too. Cafe is ok and what you would expect from a nature reserve. They often have other activities such as bouncy castles in the summer holidays and a big Halloween event in...More

Thank AJMason
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Lovely walks round the park with loads of things for the children. Good play area for the children with swings and roundabouts etc. Loads of wildlife to see when its quiet and great for birdwatching. Good cafe on site and Boats down by the river....More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It's not what you expect expect to find in Pitsea, if you park up and have a walk around there's more to see than you can imagine and on occasions you have a little steam train to look at

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Council have done a fantastic job in making Wat Tyler Park as naturalistic as possible with climbing frames, swings and slides galore for kids of all ages. Plenty of nature walkways for pushing the buggies about and taking in the bit of countryside and...More

Thank Michelle M
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Ron S
17 January 2017|
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
31 July 2016|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
i beleive the park caters for all ages
Debbie H
24 July 2016|
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Response from Maggie vk | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's running from 11.30 to 4.00 and is £2.50 Adult and £1.50 child. Hope this helps xx